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ERASMUS Incoming

Welcome to the information website for ERASMUS Incoming students!

Students who have been nominated for an ERASMUS stay at the University of Vienna from one of our approx. 350 ERASMUS partner universities find important information regarding the following topics:

Information regarding other topics (e.g. "can I extend my stay at the University of Vienna") is presented in our FAQ area.

To keep in mind all important points for an ERASMUS stay at the University of Vienna, please do also use our checklists:

Please note that this information refers to the academic year 2016/17.
If you are studying at the University of Vienna within the academic year 2015/16, please do not hesitate to contact us in case of any emerging queries.

Students with mental health issues or physical impairments can find detailled information here.

Contact Persons for ERASMUS Incomings at the University of Vienna

International Office

»general administration«

The International Office helps students with the general and administrative issues regarding their Erasmus stay in Vienna.

The International Office:

  • receives the nomination from the partner university
  • sends out information e-mails incl. the "Letter of Acceptance"
  • provides information on f.i. the following topics:
    • German courses
    • IT-services at the University of Vienna (u:account, U:SPACE)
    • accommodation
    • living in Vienna (e.g. public transport)
  • is the contact for questions regarding e.g.:
    • admission / student ID card
    • orientation
    • confirmations of attendance (without subject specific details)
    • extensions

Departmental Coordinators

»subject specific questions«

For subject specific questions please contact one of our approx. 150 departmental coordinators, who are in charge of academic support of exchange students.

Departmental coordinators:

  •  provide information regarding e.g.:
    • courses/ course registration
    • Learning Agreement
    • courses taught in English
    • exams
  • sign confirmations of attendance which contain subject specific details (e.g. the teaching language, the last exam date)
Wednesday, 2. March 2016

Have you already paid the fee for the Austrian Students Union (ÖH)?

The deadline for the payment of the fee for the Austrian Students Union (€ 18,70) for all incoming exchange students, who are studying at the University of Vienna in the summer semester 2016, is April 30th, 2016.

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